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PADDLE IMUA 2016 Top winners are: Men’s OC1 Felipe Gomes Ryan Murphy Quinn Whiteford Women’s OC-1 Catherine Deboni Lisa Fanning Thersea Felgate Men’s OC-2 Junya McGurn & Dave Kalama Women’s OC-2 Michelle Cerizo Mixes OC-2 Kristina Dougherty Marian Frank Stephen Ross Men’s PDB Prone Nicholas Franco Hogan Kania George Foster Women’s PDB Prone Christine Corey Men’s Surfski Michael Owens Eric Rolozcski Doug Ruppenthal Men’s SUP 12’ Alex Mawae Searay Beltran Royle Taogoshi Women’s SUP 12′ Victoria Abbott Men’s SUP 14’ Bullet Obra Bart De Zwart Ryan Funk Women’s SUP 14’ Fiona Wylde Shanna Upton Alyssa Joy Men’s UNL SUP James…

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Paddle Imua 2015 Ohana Festival

Join us at Paddle Imua 2015’s Ohana Festival and Awards Ceremony at Hawaiian Canoe Club on Saturday May 9, 2015 directly following the race. Beginning at 1pm the public is invited for a time of community and celebration. Once you cross the finish line, participants are invited to refuel with lunch by Aloha Mixed Plate and victory beverages courtesy of Maui Brewing Co. and Tropic Water. Get a post-race adjustment on behalf of Deep Relief & Maui School of Therapeutic Massage and enjoy entertainment by Old Lahaina Luau dancers! The public is invited to stroll various vendors including event Title Sponsor, BLUESMITHS Crafted Waterwear,…

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Paddle Imua 2014 raises $23,935.00 for Camp Imua!!

It is with great pleasure that we announce Paddle Imua 2014’s smashing success! This year the Maliko Downrun Race raised $23,935.00 for Camp Imua 2014. This year 159 participants, 24 sponsors and dozens of volunteers lent their kokua to make #PaddleImua the most successful yet. Our Title sponsor BLUESMITHS Crafted Waterwear have been nothing short of supportive, visionary and compassionate to our camp children. Mahalo to John and the BLUESMITHS Team for believing in Camp Imua’s purpose and for being #paddleimua’s backbone. Mahalo to SIC Maui for being our board sponsor for both Ike Imua and Paddle Imua. Our relay race was epic! Additionally we’d like to thank Hawaiian Canoe Club, Goofy…

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Going the Distance: Nikilani Rojas goes to the Special Olympics

We are so excited for former Imua Family Services’ keiki and veteran Camp Imua camper, Nikilani Rojas. Known as “Nik” to those close to her, the 18 year old has begun training to compete as a 2014 USA Special Olympic Athlete.  Niki along with nine other athletes, will represent Hawai`i at Princeton University Aquatics Center starting Saturday June 14, 2014. Niki will compete in both freestyle and her favorite breast stroke. We here at Imua know all too well that it takes a village to raise a child. Niki’s mother and number one advocate answered a few questions for us…

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